Primary meeting


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Primary meeting a meeting of citizens at which the first steps are taken towards the nomination of candidates, etc. See Caucus.
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In literature:

These meetings must have resembled, on a small scale, the meetings of revolutionary conspirators, in their primary condition.
"My Bondage and My Freedom" by Frederick Douglass
Never in my life did I have such a task, as in drumming up a few women to attend the primary township meeting for the election of delegates.
"Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home" by Bayard Taylor
In November, 1790, there are primary meetings, to renew one-half of the municipal bodies.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
At the primary meetings of 1791, in Paris, out of 81,200 registered names more than 74,000 fail to respond.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
Primary meetings are called, at which no one is ever present, but the wire-pullers and their puppets.
"The Crater" by James Fenimore Cooper
They are the motive power; homes are the primary meetings.
"We Girls: A Home Story" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
But he did think it his duty to attend elections and primary meetings, and work against the whisky ring.
"Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler" by Pardee Butler
If the voters assemble in person, the convention is called a primary or mass meeting.
"Elements of Civil Government" by Alexander L. Peterman
The influence of Federal officeholders should not be felt in the manipulation of political primary meetings and nominating conventions.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
Men who had never seen the inside of a primary meeting before were there actively engaged in this.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Roche Aleglitazar Renal Study Meets Primary Endpoint .
DeKraai is quick study Donna DeKraai by David Lias A woman who spent years in charge of a third-grade classroom is meeting the challenges of heading the primary organization that represents public educators statewide.
Facing an August primary, Republican congressional candidate Al Quist is taking his message to town hall meetings across southern Minnesota.
It was 1988 presidential primary time in New York, and I was on the press bus going from Manhattan to Boro Park in Brooklyn where Al Gore was scheduled to meet Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam, the Bobover Rebbe, the Grand Rabbi of Bobov, Poland.
The primary purpose of the Called Meeting is a Public Hearing as well as any other business that may come before the Mayor and Council.
The South Whidbey School Board will hear a presentation from supporters of the Shakespeare Festival at a workshop meeting Wednesday, Aug 8, at 6:30 pm in the school board room on the Primary School campus, 5476 S Maxwelton Road.
Gilead's Once-Daily Novel Prodrug for the Treatment of HIV Meets 24-Week Primary Objective in Phase 2 Study.
Primary Care Doctors Meet Needs of Diabetics, Study Says.
Primary Care Task Force To Meet In Sioux Falls.
The Governor's Primary Care Task Force is meeting in Sioux Falls Thursday.
The crisis is that we don't have enough primary care physicians to meet the needs of our residents.
These masks meet the ASTM standards as primary (low) fluid-resistant barriers.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches' board of directors is meeting in Indianapolis on Thursday, with the issue of transfers and how to handle the requests as a primary agenda item.
The occasion was a meeting where endorsements for a candidate for the 50th Assembly District primary was, or wasn't, on the agenda.
Local candidates Doug Overbey, Scott Hughes, Richard Montgomery, and Dale Carr will participate in the July 12 Meet the Candidates event in preparation for the Aug 2 Republican Primary.

In science:

We will show in Lemma 2 that adjusting δP induces a trade-off between the rates of the primary and secondary networks while the scaling laws of both networks are unchanged, which allows the condition (9) to be meet.
Cognitive Networks Achieve Throughput Scaling of a Homogeneous Network
Spectrum sensing: Detecting unused spectrum and sharing the spectrum without causing hindrance to the primary users Spectrum management: Capturing the best available spectrum to meet user communication requirements.
Doubly Optimal Secure Multicasting: Hierarchical Hybrid Communication Network : Disaster Relief
One of the primaries in this paper, Gl 337AB, meets the DM91 criteria except it was not added to the Catalogue of Nearby Stars (CNS) until the third edition in 1991 (Gliese & Jahreiss 1991) and it was assigned a combined K0 V spectral type. (We adopted the spectral type assignment G8 V + K1 V).
Three Wide-Separation L dwarf Companions from the Two Micron All Sky Survey: Gl 337C, Gl 618.1B, and HD 89744B
Feedback regarding adverse impacts from redefining Coordinated Universal Time was a primary goal of the meeting, which is a prerequisite to entertaining alternate options.
The Colloquium on Decoupling Civil Timekeeping from Earth Rotation
Each flasher includes other ancillary components from Hamamatsu to meet the performance specifications: trigger module, cooling jacket, capacitors for the initial and primary flashes and a power supply.
Summary Report of JEM-EUSO Workshop at KICP in Chicago